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Countering violent extremism conference concludes in Dar Es Salaam

The Somali National Countering Violent Extremism Office (CEVO) and the African Union have completed a three day counter-radicalization conference in Dar Es Salaam on April 1.

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Somali Prime Minister vows to root out corruption

Somalia’s Prime Minister, Hassan Ali Khaire, said at the weekend that he was mobilizing his government to tackle corruption and vowed to make the fight against misconduct a non-negotiable principle in his administration.

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Statement by the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia on the Killing of Aid-Workers in the Republic of South Sudan

The Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia condemns in the strongest terms the heinous and barbaric killings of six aid workers in South Sudan along the Juba to Pibor road on Saturday March 25, 2017.

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Ethiopia, Egypt keen to forge partnership in institutional capacity building

Ethiopia and Egypt expressed their keenness to draw lessons from each other’s foreign service institutions to the best end of forging partnerships in educational and cultural fronts thereby enhancing the capacity of their respective diplomats.

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State Minister Hirut meets with Emirati Ambassador to Ethiopia and South Sudan

State Minister for Foreign Affairs Mrs. Hirut Zemene met with Mr. Ghazi Abdulla Binashoor Almahri United Arab Emirates(UAE’s) Ambassador to Ethiopia and South Sudan on Thursday (March 30/2017).

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Ethiopia, Zambia establish Joint Commission to forge closer ties

Ethiopia and Zambia have established a Joint Cooperation Commission to extend their bilateral relationship, following a two-day ministerial meeting in Lusaka.

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Ethiopia says working for the safe return of nationals from Saudi Arabia

Dr Negeri Lencho, Minister of the Government Communication Affairs Office, says the government of Ethiopia is working to ensure the safe return of citizens from Saudi Arabia, following Saudi Arabia’s announcement of a 90 day amnesty for all illegal immigrants living in the country.

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Ethiopia, Sudan vow for more parliamentary exchange

Ethiopia and Sudan vowed on Wednesday (March 29) for more parliamentary exchange to reinforce the platform of public diplomacy and elevate the bilateral ties of the two countries into a new high grounded on people-centric mutual understanding, mutual trust, partnership and joint development.

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China Encouraging Companies to Invest in Ethiopia’s Industrial Parks

China is encouraging companies to invest in the industrial parks of Ethiopia with a view to support the country’s vision of becoming manufacturing hub, the Ministry of Commerce said.

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Ethiopia extends the current State of Emergency

Ethiopia’s House of Peoples’ Representatives voted to extend the State of Emergency by four months on Wednesday (March 29), passing a bill entitled “State of Emergency Proclamation for the Maintenance of Public Peace and Security Renewal".

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